Record Details

NHER Number:10198
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman pit

Summary

Many fragments of Roman pottery in a small pit with a Roman copper alloy mount and an iron key were found during mechanical excavations.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 290 896
Map Sheet:TM28NE
Parish:EARSHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1963. Found with mechanical excavator.
White House Farm. Ordnance Survey field 93.
Many Roman sherds found in small pit approximately 3.6m (4 yards) square, plus copper alloy 'dome' with solder - ?mount from metal vessel and ?iron key.
E. B. Green (NCM).

Monument Types

  • PIT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • KEY (LOCKING) (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Earsham.

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